21.10.2010 The Railway Infrastructure Administration and the Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic initiated a crucial part of the Czech Rail transformation
Prague, 21/10/2010 – The strategic decision of the Ministry of Transport CR to promptly complete the transformation process is considered by SŽDC a clear signal that the transformation of the Czech Railway needs to be accomplished according to the principle agreed upon at the very beginning in 2003
15.09.2010 Record-braking grant for the project "Optimization of the railway section Planá u Mariánských Lázní – Cheb"
Prague, 14/09/2010 – The European Commission endorsed the so-far highest financial contribution from the Cohesion Fund for the Czech Republic related to the project „Optimization of the railway section Planá u Mariánských Lázní – Cheb“. It is the fourth big railway project approved by the European Commission to be co-funded under the Operational Programme Transport submitted to the European Commission by the Railway Infrastructure Administration, state organization (SŽDC).
06.08.2010 Statement to ongoing discussions regarding the look of the railway station Ústí nad Orlicí
In the matter of the current debate on the construction „Transit through the railway junction Ústí nad Orlicí“, the Railway Infrastructure Administration (SŽDC) informs: In the context with the upcoming construction „Transit through the railway junction Ústí nad Orlicí“, unfounded information has recently emerged claiming that under the project while maintaining the original station building, a new fully functional station building will be built at high costs. However, the truth is that the investor Railway Infrastructure Administration is trying to achieve the opposite and this current debate should bring about a functional as well as economically justifiable solution.
After nearly four months since demolishing work started on the Kolin railway bridge, the Directorate of Waterways CR and the companies Viamont DSP a. s., Eurovia CS, a.s. and EDS Holding, a.s., are reporting that the new half of the bridge is glowing above the Labe River. Builders can launch the demolishing work and the construction of the other half. The operation on the railway line will be maintained. Trains will be operated on one track only.